- What is Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery ?
MISS is an advanced Spine surgical technique performed on appropriately selected patients to deliver optimal results for both patient and the surgeon .
- What are the key elements of MISS for successful outcome ?
Target :- Appropriate patient and procedure selection . - Training - Adequately trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon ( International & National training) - Technique - Using cutting edge surgical skills. - Technology - MISS specific technology using Surgical loupes and lights. - Testing - Critical patient review of post surgical outcomes .
- How is it different from open Surgery ?
MISS aims to leave a "smallest possible surgical footprint" while attaining the same or better outcomes than open surgery in appropriately selected patients .However this technique is not applicable to all patients and hence adequate patient selection by a qualified orthopaedic spine surgeon is essential. Mr.Sujeeth underwent MISS and he shares his thoughts after his surgery.